Announcing the release of Fedora 16 Alpha!!

The Fedora 16 “Verne” Alpha release is available! This release offers a preview of some of the best free and open source technology currently under development. Catch a glimpse of the future: http://fedoraproject.org/get-prerelease == What is the Alpha release? == The Alpha release contains all the exciting features of Fedora 16 in a form that […]

Fedora Weekly News 284

Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 284[1] for the week ending August 17, 2011. What follows are some highlights from this issue.   We start this week’s issue off with development announcements, including details on Fedora 16 Alpha and updates for Evolution in Fedora 16 and rawhide. In Ambassador news, highlights from discussion including regional […]

Fedora Weekly News 283

Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 283[1] for the week ending August 11, 2011. What follows are some highlights from this issue. FWN is back after a few weeks of summer quietude, and we’ve got several weeks’ worth of Fedora coverage for you! Kicking off this week’s issue, announcements from the Fedora Project, including awesome […]

Fedora Weekly News 282

Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 282[1] for the week ending July 20, 2011. What follows are some highlights from this issue. In this week’s issue, we begin with changes in packaging guidelines and a call for Fedora 16 Test Days in Announcements. Fedora In The News offers two pointers to articles about Fedora, including […]

Fedora 16 to have Grub2, GNOME 3.2 and KDE 4.7

The range of features in Fedora 16, which is scheduled to be released at the end of October, is becoming clearer now that the deadline for submitting new features has passed. Late submissions are accepted on rare occasions, but the “feature freeze” is planned for next Tuesday – by then, all major advancements on the […]

Fedora Weekly News 281

Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 281[1] for the week ending July 13, 2011. What follows are some highlights from this issue. In announcements this week, details on the upcoming FUDCon APAC 2011 and call for bids for FUDCon LATAM and FUDCon APAC 2012, as well as systems outage notification. In development-related announcements, details on […]

Fedora Weekly News 280

Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 280[1] for the two weeks ending July 6, 2011. What follows are some highlights from this issue. With no announcements from the Fedora Project this past week, we begin with two Fedora In the News articles in German, both reviews of Fedora 15. In Ambassador news, we welcome new […]

Fedora 13 End of Life

As of today (24 June 2011), Fedora 13 has reached its end of life for updates and support. No further updates, including security updates, will be available for Fedora 13. A previous reminder was sent on June 12th [0]. Fedora 14 will continue to receive updates until approximately one month after the release of Fedora […]

Fedora Weekly News 279

Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 279[1] for the two weeks ending June 22, 2011. What follows are some highlights from this issue. In Development announcements, a reminder of end of life for Fedora 13, details on a few outages and infrastructure updates, and details on FESCo and Fedora Board elections. Fedora In The News […]

Fedora Weekly News 278

Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 278[1] for the week ending June 8, 2011. What follows are some highlights from this issue. We begin with announcements from the Project, including notice of retiring blogs.fedoraproject.org, appointment of Guillermo Gomez to the Fedora Board, and bids opening for an upcoming APAC FUDCon. In Development news, details on […]

Fedora 13 end of life on 2011-06-24

Greetings. This is a reminder email about the end of life process for Fedora 13. Fedora 13 will reach end of life on 2011-06-24, and no further updates will be pushed out after that time. Additionally, with the recent release of Fedora 15, no new packages will be added to the Fedora 13 collection. Please […]

Fedora Weekly News 277

Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 277[1] for the week ending June 1, 2011. What follows are some highlights from this issue. This week’s announcements from the Project include more details on the decision to retire the Fedora blogs service, announcement of the appointment of Guillermo Gomez to the Fedora Board, and a call for […]

Fedora Blogs Going Bye-Bye?

This may turn out to be little more than a rumor, but Mark Terranova (aka markdude) posted that the Fedora blogs would soon be discontinued. This comes just a few weeks after the Fedora Talk service was retired. Red Hat stock has seen a lot of growth the last several years. It reached a recent […]

Fedora Weekly News 276

Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 276[1] for the week ending May 25, 2011. What follows are some highlights from this issue. We begin this issue with news from the Fedora Project, including details on the official release of Fedora 15 (Lovelock), and some events happening around Fedora board elections. In development news, details on […]

Cooperative Bug Isolation for Fedora 15

The Cooperative Bug Isolation Project (CBI) is now available for Fedora 14. CBI (http://research.cs.wisc.edu/cbi/) is an ongoing research effort to find and fix bugs in the real world. We distribute specially modified versions of popular open source software packages. These special versions monitor their own behavior while they run, and report back how they work […]

Announcing the release of Fedora 15 (Lovelock)

Let the celebrations begin! Fedora 15 is officially here! Fedora is a leading edge, free and open source operating system that continues to deliver innovative features to many users, with a new release about every six months. We bring to you the latest and greatest release of Fedora ever, Fedora 15! Join us and share […]

Fedora 15 Spins Custom Linux Distros

For some use cases, a one size fits all operating system doesn’t fit the bill. That’s where customized operating systems can come into play, with Linux being a key enabler. As part of the upcoming Fedora 15 Linux release, there will be multiple ‘spins’ or customized variants of the general-purpose Linux operating system release, to […]

Fedora Weekly News 275

Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 275[1] for the two weeks ending May 18, 2011. What follows are some highlights from this issue. FWN is back after a hiatus last week! In announcements from the Fedora Project, important details on changes to requirements for all Fedora contributors, as well as country requirements for steering committee […]

Fedora 15 Goes Gold, and That’s Not All

Several exciting announcements came out of the Fedora project today, the most exciting of which is that the Fedora Go / No-Go meeting resulted in a Go. In addition, the new Contributor Agreement was finalized and posted. A newish community project made its existence widely known as well. After the Go / No-Go meeting yesterday […]

Fedora Weekly News 274

Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 274[1] for the week ending May 4, 2011. What follows are some highlights from this issue. In announcements this week, we begin with details on the next FUDCon North America. Also notification that FESCo and Fedora Board elections will be coming soon, and notice of the Fedora 15 final […]